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Don Elton Taylor

July 20, 1937 — February 8, 2022

Macon, Tennessee

Don Elton Taylor, age 84, resident of Macon, Tennessee and husband of Leona Bobbitt Taylor, departed this life Tuesday evening, February 8, 2022 at his home.

Don was born July 20, 1937 in Memphis, Tennessee, the son of the late Elton Earl Taylor and Betty Forbess Taylor and served his country in the United States Army. He was a farmer and agriculturist throughout his life and was formerly employed as a firefighter. Don was a carpenter and owned a store in earlier years. He was an active member of Macon United Methodist Church where he was a Sunday School teacher, choir director and historian. Don enjoyed playing the piano, singing and fishing.

Mr. Taylor is survived by his wife of 61 years, Leona Bobbitt Taylor; his daughter, Susan Payne (John); two sons, Elton Taylor and Kevin Taylor (Angie); five grandchildren, Nick Vance (Michelle), Taylor Vance, Matthew Vance (Jessica), Holly Taylor and Jacob Taylor; and five great-grandchildren.

Memorial Services for Mr. Taylor were held at 2 P.M. Saturday, February 19, 2022 at Macon United Methodist Church. Interment was private.

The family requests that memorials be directed to Macon Cemetery c/o Brenda Paradise, 10565 Highway 193, Williston, TN 38076.

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Visitation

Saturday, February 19, 2022

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Macon United Methodist Church

8740 Tennessee 193, Oakland, TN 38060

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Memorial Service

Saturday, February 19, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Macon United Methodist Church

8740 Tennessee 193, Oakland, TN 38060

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